Learn more about opportunities in Alkeon’s VC Portfolio

Executive Recruiter



People & HR
Paris, France
Posted on Saturday, January 22, 2022
Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that's combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.
Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 500,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,600+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!
Our values:
Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do
Ownership | Own your part, get things done
Teamwork | Make (team)work easy
Mastery | Continuously raise the bar
Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people
Our beliefs: At Qonto, we're committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.
Qonto is on an ambitious path to become Europe's leading financial solution by 2026, and we are constantly expanding our team of top-tier leaders to make this vision a reality. As an Executive Recruiter, you will join our great Talent Acquisition team of over 25 recruiters, specifically within the newly formed Executive Recruiting team focusing on top executive roles. Working closely with a dedicated team (Robin & Hugo) led by Aurélien, and directly with our founders, Steve & Alexandre, you will have the unique opportunity to engage with world-class talent and help propel Qonto to new heights.
👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As an Executive Recruiter at Qonto, you will:
Strategic Partnership: Collaborate with Qonto’s Executive Committee to help them precisely define their recruitment needs. Use your sharp judgment and thorough knowledge of company and market trends to develop effective recruitment strategies.
Sourcing: Design and execute targeted strategies to identify and engage top executive talent for pivotal roles. Utilize advanced sourcing techniques and capitalize on Qonto’s extensive network, ensuring every touchpoint is masterfully handled to attract the best candidates quickly.
Networking: Build and maintain a robust pipeline of executive candidates, ensuring a steady flow of top-tier talent for current and future leadership needs. Keep candidate databases meticulously updated to facilitate ongoing and proactive recruitment efforts.
Process Optimization: Continuously assess and refine executive search processes to boost efficiency, shorten time-to-hire, and elevate the candidate experience, meeting immediate needs and anticipating future requirements.
Brand Ambassadorship: Represent Qonto with professionalism and enthusiasm. Communicate our vision, values, and unique opportunities with precision and passion, effectively 'selling' Qonto to potential executive candidates. Leverage your expertise and curiosity to engage and close top candidates.
🤔 What you can expect:
• To work closely with Qonto's senior leadership in a leading fintech company, gaining invaluable experience and insights.
• To engage in high-level strategic decision-making processes, contributing to projects that directly impact the company's future.
• To thrive in a dynamic work environment that fosters growth, learning, and innovation, with ample opportunities to shape the team's standards and best practices.
• To enjoy a great opportunity to grow personally and professionally as Qonto continues to expand, taking on increasing responsibilities and leadership roles.
• To recruit top-tier executive profiles that are highly regarded in the industry, allowing you to take pride in building a team of exceptional talent.
🤝 About your future manager:
As the Head of Talent Acquisition at Qonto, Aurélien brings a wealth of experience and a passion for finding and nurturing top talent. With over 4 years at Qonto and 10 years of recruitment experience within the executive search world, Aurélien has played a pivotal role in building a dynamic and diverse global team, working with over 25 Talent Acquisition managers and leaders.
He has personally hired executives at Qonto and has a deep understanding of the executive committee, ensuring he can provide you with invaluable support and insights. Under his leadership, you'll find the perfect balance of challenge and support to help you succeed and grow.
Additionally, you will work closely with Marjorie, our Talent Acquisition Director, and Sarah, our Chief People Officer, both of whom play integral roles in executive hiring and will be directly involved in guiding and supporting your efforts in this pivotal area.
🏅About You:
• Demonstrated success in executive search within tech or tech-related industries, with a strong preference for in-house recruitment experience.
• Proven ability to connect and engage with high-caliber executives, leveraging an extensive professional network and providing an outstanding, tailor-made candidate experience
• Strong grasp of the tech industry and strategic business drivers, enabling you to accurately identify recruitment needs and effectively discuss role specifics with candidates, ensuring a precise fit for Qonto's goals.
• Outstanding communication and persuasion abilities, capable of effectively articulating Qonto’s vision and attracting top executive talent.
• Exceptional attention to detail, ensuring rigor in every aspect of your recruitment process to maintain high standards of accuracy and excellence.
• You speak English perfectly.
At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn't just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we've been searching for all along.
🎁 Perks
A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.
- Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;
- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;
- Competitive salary package;
- A meal voucher;
- Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);
- A great health insurance (depending on the country);
- Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;
- A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;
- Monthly team events.
💪 Our hiring process:
- Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
- A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like
We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average, our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞
To learn more about us:
To know how your personal data will be processed during your application process or to request its deletion, please click here.